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Dragon Doggerel from Dr. Seuss

A fragment from Masterharper Geisel of Pern: (with apologies to Anne McCaffrey) LEARN ON PERN One dragon Two dragon Green dragon Blue dragon. Bronze dragon Gold dragon New dragon Old dragon. This one has a horse-like head. This one has a wide wing spread. And all of them Like to be fed. Yes. Some are …

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How do I radiate thee? Let me Geiger counter the ways …

The Science Fiction Poetry Association has announced the winners of its annual poetry contest, with Dwarf Form (10 or fewer lines), Short Form, and Long Form (50+ lines) poems selected.  Winners, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers are all on display on the 2016 contest web page on the SFPA website.  The judge, Michael Kriesel, poet …

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A long-unexpected party

Huffington Post is reporting that, thanks to the tireless effort of Jay Johnstone, one of the founders of the sf/f media Web site Legendarium.me, a tape recording of J.R.R. Tolkien addressing a dinner party of fans in Rotterdam in 1958 is being brought out of storage and restored digitally.  The tape was discovered in 1993 …

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Godzilla Haiku

Godzilla Haiku is what it sounds like, traditional seventeen-syllable Japanese Haiku poetry about the kaiju Godzilla, the star of over two dozen movies. Here’s one: It is perilous This path you choose to wander The Goddess comes soon More at the site.

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The Best Books of Poetry For Every Kind of Science Fiction Fan

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